2021 NY/NJ Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NY/NJ Affiliate Tournament on April 10th, 2021. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals.

Family and Friends Fun Challenges

It’s holiday time and families are gathering, even if it may be partly online via video conference this year due to COVID-19. Are you looking for a fun family and friends activity that can be done in the safety of your home and socially distanced? Welcome to our Holiday Activity Challenge! We have three choices of activities that you can do with your family and friends, and all of them are free!

2020 NYDI V-Celebration of Creativity Recap

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic we have cancelled our regular Affiliate Tournament. Instead, we held an entirely online V-Celebration of Creativity, on April 4th. April 4, 2020 Dear friends of NYDI: It’s hard to believe that just five weeks ago, at the beginning of March, I was in the throes of organizing our NY Eastern Regional Tournament. Teams were preparing their solutions; Challenge Masters were training their Appraisers, and I, as Tournament Director, was busy, making sure that we had all the supplies, all the printed material, and all the volunteers that we needed, in place so that the Tournament would be a success. A week later we were thinking, OK, perhaps we should limit the number of spectators. A day after that we decided on teams and …

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Represent NYDI at the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon!

Join the Destination Imagination of New York Team to guarantee your entry to the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon!  Destination Imagination of New York runners receive guaranteed entry to the 2020 TCS New York City Marathon while raising money to support Destination Imagination of New York’s programming. Applications will be reviewed and runners will be selected on a rolling basis.

2019-20 Challenge Previews

2019-20 Challenges 2019-20 Challenges The 2019-20 Challenge Previews are available! Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! Review our First Look Document to learn more about each of our competitive Team Challenges! Technical Learning Outcomes The Technical Challenge prompts students to complete tasks by using engineering, research, strategic planning, and related skills. Points of Interest Design and build an invention. Create and present a story about how a problem is solved with the use of the invention. Integrate an invention artifact to highlight the development process. Design and build scenery that shows the impact of solving the problem. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas 
of strength, and talents. Scientific …

2019 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Tournament, at SUNY Broome Community College on April 6th, 2019. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals.

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2019 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at Clarence Middle School on March 23rd, 2019. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2019 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Western Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2019 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Ossining’s Anne M. Dorner Middle School and Claremont Elementary School on March 16th, 2019. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2019 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Eastern Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2018-19 Challenge Previews

2018-19 Challenges 2018-19 Challenges The 2018-19 Challenge Previews are available! Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! Technical Learning Outcomes Aircraft Design, Technical Engineering & Design, Accuracy & Precision, Effective Storytelling Points of Interest Design and build an aircraft that takes off, flies, and lands. Design the aircraft to deliver a team-created payload. Create and present a story about one or more characters exploring a remote place. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents. Scientific Learning Outcomes Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Science, Technology, Effective Storytelling Points of Interest Research the human body and medical conditions that affect the human body. Create and present a story about a …

2018 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Tournament, at SUNY Broome Community College on April 7th, 2018. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals.

2018 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at Clarence Middle School on March 3rd, 2018. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2018 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Western Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2017-18 Challenge Previews

2017-18 Challenges 2017-18 Challenges The 2017-18 Challenge Previews are available! Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! NEW THIS SEASON  Review our First Look Document to learn more about each of our competitive Team Challenges! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD83QKL7FYk Technical The Technical Challenge prompts students to complete tasks by using engineering, research, strategic planning and related skills. Points of Interest Design and build a device to navigate a tournament-provided maze. Design and build a prop that transforms in the maze. Design and build a way to remove an object from the maze. Create and present a story about a journey through the maze. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents. …

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2017 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

Teams that excelled at the  2017 NYDI Affiliate Tournament advanced to Global Finals ’17, May 24th-27th, 2017 at the Uni­vers­ity of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.

2017 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Tournament, at SUNY Broome Community College on April 8th, 2017. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals.

2017 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at SUNY University at Buffalo – Student Union on March 25th, 2017. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2017 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Western Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2017 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Somers Middle School on March 18th, 2017. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2017 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Eastern Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2018 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Ossining’s Anne M. Dorner Middle School and Claremont Elementary School on March 10th, 2018. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2018 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Eastern Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

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Organizational Announcement

Appointment: Dawn DiCicco has been appointed to the NYDI Board of Trustees. An alumna of Massachusetts DI, she has served in variety of volunteer positions including Team Manager, School Coordinator, Appraiser, and Challenge Master for both Massachusetts and New York DI. Dawn is also a member of Destination Imagination’s Alumni Ambassador Council, where she works with DI headquarters on international alumni engagement and retention.

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Organizational Announcement

Appointment: Dawn DiCicco has been appointed to be co-chair of the NYDI Board of Trustees, serving as a partner with the other co-chair, Drew Coburn. An alumna of Massachusetts DI, she has served in variety of positions including Team Manager, School Coordinator, Appraiser, Challenge Master and Affiliate Alumni Coordinator, both in Massachusetts and New York DI. Dawn is also a member of Destination Imagination’s Alumni Ambassador Council, where she works with DI headquarters on international alumni engagement and retention. Dawn’s appointment as co-chair is part of NYDI’s ongoing committment to bring young professionals who alumni of the program into leadership roles. We look forward to further growth of the NYDI program as Dawn assumes her new role. Departures: Julia Kumpf, has resigned from the NYDI Board of Trustees, …

2016-17 Challenge Previews

2016-17 Challenges 2016-17 Challenges The 2016-17 Challenge Previews are available! Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! Technical The Technical Challenge prompts students to complete tasks by using engineering, research, strategic planning and related skills. Points of Interest Present a show that includes an opening act and a headlining act. Design and build a stage on which the acts will take place and that will move a team member from one location to another. Enhance each act with a technical effect to amaze the audience. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents. Scientific Our Scientific Challenge blends the research and curiosity of science with the thrill …

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Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners!

Thanks to generous donors, and the proceeds of our pin auction, NYDI offers two great scholarship programs for students who have participated in the program. We congratulate all of our 2016 scholarship recipients on receiving these well deserved honors:

2016 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Tournament, at SUNY Broome Community College on April 9th, 2016. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals.

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2017 NYDI Trading Pins Are Here!

The 2017 NYDI Trading pin sets and Challenge pins have arrived!Many thanks to our incredible pin committee for all of their hard work to make these pins happen! Also available are pin bags for those avid pin traders, and all sorts of other NYDI memorabilia. Check out our shopping page and place your order today! Note: Teams advancing to Global Finals get discounted rates on pins!  See Team NY Champ Pack Information for details.

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2016 NYDI Trading Pins Are Here!

The 2016 NYDI Trading pin sets and Challenge pins have arrived!Many thanks to our incredible pin committee for all of their hard work to make these pins happen! Also available are pin bags for those avid pin traders, and all sorts of other NYDI memorabilia. Check out our shopping page and place your order today! Note: Teams advancing to Global Finals get discounted rates on pins!  See Team NY Champ Pack Information for details.

2016 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at SUNY University at Buffalo – North Campus on March 12th, 2016. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2016 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank all of our Western Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2016 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Mercy College on March 5th, 2016. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2016 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank our Co-Tournament Director Abby Brailey, all of our Eastern Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

Order your Team Cheer / Program Ads today!

NYDI will again be offering Team Cheer Ads in our Tournament Programs! Ads can: Support NYDI in general Support your team (you can re-sell ads at a premium) Promote your business (subject to approval) Please visit our online shop or use the mail-in purchase form to purchase your ad today! Tournament Ad Deadline Eastern Regional March 7 February 21 Western Regional March 21 March 1 Eastern Regional March 5 February 18 Western Regional March 12 February 25 Central Showcase March 19 March 3 Affiliate Finals April 9 March 24 Visit our Online Shop to Purchase a Team Cheer Ad

Order your Team Cheer / Program Ads today!

NYDI will again be offering Team Cheer Ads in our Tournament Programs! Ads can: Support NYDI in general Support your team (you can re-sell ads at a premium) Promote your business (subject to approval) Please visit our online shop or use the mail-in purchase form to purchase your ad today! Tournament Ad Deadline Eastern Regional March 7 February 21 Western Regional March 21 March 1 Eastern Regional March 18 February 24 Western Regional March 25 March 3 Central Showcase March 25 March 3 Affiliate Finals April 8 March 27 Visit our Online Shop to Purchase a Team Cheer Ad

Upcoming Events – Register Now!

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2015-16 Challenge Previews

The 2015-16 Challenge Previews are available! Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! Technical The world is full of changes, both big and small. So grab the wheel – let’s see them all! Points of Interest Design and build a vehicle able to carry at least one team member across the presentation site multiple times. Change the vehicle propulsion system and the vehicle movement method during the presentation. Create and present a story about change. The story will include a change in a character. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents. Scientific Now you see me, now you don’t! But wait…what’s the twist?? Points of Interest …

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2016 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

Destination Imagination congratulates all the members of Team NY who participated in Global Finals ’16, in Knoxville, Tennessee! We think you are all winners, and we thank you for sharing your amazing solutions! And, of course, a giant thank you to all of the volunteers, appraisers, and team managers who made Team NY’s accomplishments possible!

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2015 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

Destination Imagination congratulates all the members of Team NY who participated in Global Finals ’15, in Knoxville, Tennessee! We think you are all winners, and we thank you for sharing your amazing solutions! And, of course, a giant thank you to all of the volunteers, appraisers, and team managers who made Team NY’s accomplishments possible!

2015 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Finals Tournament, at Binghamton High School on April 18th, 2018.  We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals. Go team New York!

2015 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at University at Buffalo – North Campus on March 21st, 2015. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2015 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank our Regional Director Molly Gawura, all of our Western Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

2015 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Mercy College on March 7th, 2015. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2015 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank our Tournament Director Andrew Macaluso, all of our Eastern Region Challenge Masters, all of the wonderful Appraisers, our runners, support staff and every volunteer who made this tournament possible!

Order your Team Cheer / Program Ads today!

NYDI will again be offering Team Cheer Ads in our Tournament Programs! Ads can: Support NYDI in general Support your team (you can re-sell ads at a premium) Promote your business (subject to approval) Please visit our online shop or use the mail-in purchase form to purchase your ad today! Tournament Ad Deadline Eastern Regional March 7 February 21 Western Regional March 21 March 1 Central Showcase April 11 March 28 Affiliate Finals April 18 April 2 Visit our Online Shop to Purchase a Team Cheer Ad

Last call for Clarifications!

All teams and Team Managers should be checking regularly for published clarifications, which can be found at the Destination Imagination clarifications page. If a team would like to request a team-specific clarification, these must be submitted directly at the DI Inc. resources area. All Team Managers and Coordinators should have already received login information for this site. If you are having difficulty accessing it, please contact our webmaster. The deadline for Team Clarifications is Monday February 16, 2015 at 3:00 AM Eastern Time.

Register now for the Regional Tournament or Showcase!

Our tournaments are just about a month away, so now is the time to finalize your Registration and Tournament Enrollment! If you still need to purchase your Team Membership and gain access to the Program Materials, please contact your Regional Director today! To complete your registration / enrollment, please visit our Registration System.

NYDI at World Maker Faire New York – September 20-21, 2014

Just a reminder that NYDI will have a great booth at next weekend’s World Maker Faire, being held at the New York Hall of Science, in Queens, NY! We will have plenty of great activities, including Instant Challenges, demonstrations of challenge solutions from prior years, and information about how to start teams.  Call for Volunteers We are still looking for student and adult volunteers who can help us run our booth! It’s great fun, you’ll get to meet some amazing people, and lead Instant Challenges or other activities. The good news is that NYDI has a limited number of Maker Faire discount admission codes which we can distribute to our volunteers.  We will give the discount codes out on a first come / first served basis, until we run out – …

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2014-15 Challenge Previews

{module 2014-15 Challenges|showtitle=0} Ready to get started? Visit our Start a Team page to begin your journey today! Technical The world is yours. The choice is yours. Take action! Find your creature and begin the great adventure! Points of Interest Build a creature that uses technical methods to perform team-chosen actions. Present a story of adventure with the creature as a character. Use technical methods to demonstrate features of a world where the story is set. Create and present two Team Choice Elements that show off the team’s interests, skills, areas of strength, and talents. Scientific Hey, slow it down! NO, wait, speed it up! At this rate, how will your incredible sound machine EVER produce sounds?  Points of Interest Design and construct an incredible …

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Organization Announcement

Retirement: Seth Davis has resigned from the position of Eastern Regional Director, which he has held for 10 years, to allow appropriate attention to his leadership role in the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.  We thank Seth for his long time service to the program, and are grateful that he will be continuing on as a member of the NYDI Board of Trustees. Appointments: Josh Diamond has been appointed to the position of Eastern Regional Director. Having served as a team manager for multiple years and as the Affiliate Webmaster for the past two years, he looks forward to continued growth in the Eastern Region. Jon Brennan has been appointed to the NYDI Board of Trustees.  Jon has been a team manager for several years, …

Register now for the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge!

Are you ready to Get Your Genius On and take your creative and innovative ideas to new heights? Start a team and sign up for the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge! In the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge (Conrad Challenge), teams are challenged to use science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and 21st century skills to develop world-changing solutions to create a more sustainable world for this and future generations. Along the way, coaches and mentors from the best in business, industry, research and academia worldwide will be there to help you and your team turn your ideas into reality.

NYDI is Looking for a Graphic Designer!

We are hard at work designing the next iteration of the NYDI Web Site and marketing materials, and find ourselves in need of some creative graphic design services! We need some great graphics for our new landing page, a set of icons, and various diagrams for other pages. The work would be credited publicly on the web page. If you are a graphic designer, or know someone else who could help us out with some pro-bono design services, please let us know by sending an email to [email protected]

Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners!

Thanks to generous donors, NYDI offers two great scholarship programs for students who have participated in the program. We congratulate all of our 2014 scholarship recipients on receiving these well deserved honors:

2004 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination of New York Eastern Region Tournament Results Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the March 20, 2004 Eastern Regional  tournament. We think you are all winners!

2012 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

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2008 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

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2009 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

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2010 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination NY State Tournament Results April 17th 2010 Destination Imagination of New York congratulates all the students who participated in the tournament held at Union-Edicott HS, Endicott, New York  We think you are all winners!

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2011 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

  New York Destination Imagination State Finals Tournament Results Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the Affiliate tournament. We think you are all winners!

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2012 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

  New York Destination Imagination 2012 Affiliate Finals Tournament Results March 24, 2012 Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the New York State Finals tournament. We think you are all winners!

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2001 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination of New York Tournament Results Destination Imagination of New York congratulates all the students who participated in state tournament. We think you are all champions!

2002 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

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2003 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

NY Destination Imagination Tournament Results   Destination Imagination of New York  congratulates all the students who participated in the  New York State Finals Tournament held at Union Endicott High School. We think you are all winners!

2004 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

  Destination Imagination of New York State Finals Tournament Results April 24, 2004 Destination Imagination of New York congratulates all the students who participated in the NY State Finals tournament. We think you are all winners!

2005 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

NY DI State Championship Tournament Results Saturday, April 9th, 2005 Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the Union Endicott tournament. We think you are all winners!

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2007 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

  Destination Imagination of New York congratulates all the students who participated in the NY State Finals tournament. We think you are all winners!

2005 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

  Rankings of Team New YorkAt the 2005 Global Finals   We are proud of each and every team representing New York at Global Finals CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of New York’s Champions!

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2004 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

Rankings of Team New York At the 2004 Global Finals   We are proud of each and every team representing New York at Global Finals CONGRATULATIONS to ALL of New York’s Champions!

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2014 Challenge Summaries with Point Breakdown

Challenge A: Dig In (Technical) Your team has searched high and low and it seems like there’s nowhere to go. Now it’s time to Dig In and get to the Object(ive). Are you in, or are you out? Points of Interest: • Design and build equipment to detect objects in their hiding places. • Use team designed and built equipment to take the objects out of their hiding places. • Move objects across the finish line. • Create and present a story about a technology that detects things a human cannot sense without help. Challenge B: Going to Extremes (Scientific) Have you ever been inside a volcano? What about a hydrothermal vent? I hear the top of Mt. Everest is lovely this time of year! …

WANTED!!! NYDI Pin and T-shirt Design Ideas

Do you have great ideas for the next NYDI trading pins or T-shirts? Submit your ideas for Pin and/or T-shirt Designs! If your design idea is utilized, we will send you a free pin and/or T-shirt. All submissions become the property of Destination Imagination of New York, Inc. and may be used in merchandising and/or promotional materials. Email your ideas to [email protected] by August 5th, or submit online below: Submit aShirt Idea           Submit aPin Idea

Journal News – March 2, 2003

700 compete in Destination Imagination By FRANZISKA CASTILLO THE JOURNAL NEWS (Original publication: March 2, 2003) Just because there was no sweating involved in yesterday’s Destination Imagination tournament didn’t mean it wasn’t as strenuous as any athletic competition. No one had to pole vault anything, but coming up with a skit about a pig lost in a windstorm, in less than 30 minutes, wasn’t exactly a walk in the park, said competitor Jayme Epstein, 13. “It’s like agility for the brain,” Epstein said breathlessly as her Dobbs Ferry Middle School team waited to be judged in the “Once Improv A Time” division.

Camp Gottalikeachallenge – DI Summer Camp from NH-DI

New Hampshire Destination Imagination has a summer adventure planned for creative kids. For your child or any child who loves DI or just loves to get involved in creative activities, the NH summer camp is where you need to send them! Camp Gottalikachallenge is for seriously creative campers entering grades 5 through 9.

June 2014 DIve in Challenge: Food is Art

Overview: Food. You love it. You eat it. Now it is time to appreciate it! Food may be difficult to fit into your typical DI Challenge, but this Dive In Summer Challenge will have you asking for seconds!

2014 Team NY Ranking at Global Finals

Destination Imagination congratulates all the members of Team NY who participated in Global Finals ’14, in Knoxville, Tennessee! We think you are all winners, and we thank you for sharing your amazing solutions! And, of course, a giant thank you to all of the volunteers, appraisers, and team managers who made Team NY’s accomplishments possible!

2014 NYDI Affiliate Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Affiliate Finals Tournament, at Binghamton High School on April 5th , 2014.  We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to Global Finals. Go team New York!

2014 NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Eastern Regional Tournament, at Mercy College on March 15th, 2014. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2014 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank Seth Davis (our Eastern Regional Director), all of the Eastern Region Challenge Masters, and all of the wonderful volunteer Appraisers who made this tournament possible!

2014 NYDI Western Regional Tournament Results

Destination Imagination congratulates all the students who participated in the NYDI Western Regional Tournament, at Erie Community College on March 8th, 2014. We think you are all winners! We look forward to further great accomplishments from the teams who are advancing to the 2014 New York Affiliate Tournament. Finally, we would also like to thank Molly Gawura (our Western Regional Director), all of the Western Region Challenge Masters, and all of the wonderful volunteer Appraisers who made this tournament possible!

Organizational Announcement

Retirement: Cheryl Druding is retiring from her position as Affiliate Director, due to a family relocation to Portland, Oregon. Having started in DI in 1999, she has managed over 20 teams, appraised at every level (including Global Finals), been an NYDI Challenge Master, and served as an NYDI board member, before ultimately taking on the role of Affiliate Director. She has been a dynamic and effective leader, keeping the program strong and growing despite external forces which made that difficult. Her boundless energy, enthusiasm, dedication, and commitment will be missed. We wish Cheryl and her husband Mike great success in their future endeavours! Appointment: Sue Brailey has been appointed Affiliate Director. Sue’s first involvement in DI was as a team parent in 2000. Since then …

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2014 NYDI Trading Pins Are Here!

The 2014 NYDI Trading pin sets and Challenge pins have arrived!Many thanks to our FANTASTIC pin committee for all of their hard work to make these pins happen! Also available are pin bags for those avid pin traders, NYDI sunglasses, and cinch bags. Check out our shopping page and place your order today!

Organizational Announcement

Appointment: NYDI is pleased to announce that Dan Boniello has been appointed Affiliate Training Director. Dan is a NYDI alumnus who has experienced the Destination Imagination program in many differing roles. NYDI is thrilled that he will be bringing his fresh, enthusiastic presence to the Affiliate Training Director position. He will be responsible for planning the training programs for teams, team managers and appraisal teams. Retirement: Jan Simone has resigned from the NYDI Board of Trustees. Jan has been a leader of this organization for years. She has been everything from team manager to Chairman of the Board of Trustees. As Jan leaves the Board of Trustees to focus on work and family, NYDI extends a huge THANK YOU for her past efforts. Jan may …

Organizational Announcement

Appointment: NYDI is pleased to announce that Dan Boniello has been appointed Affiliate Training Director. Dan is a NYDI alumnus who has experienced the Destination Imagination program in many differing roles. NYDI is thrilled that he will be bringing his fresh, enthusiastic presence to the Affiliate Training Director position. He will be responsible for planning the training programs for teams, team managers and appraisal teams. Retirement: Jan Simone has resigned from the NYDI Board of Trustees. Jan has been a leader of this organization for years. She has been everything from team manager to Chairman of the Board of Trustees. As Jan leaves the Board of Trustees to focus on work and family, NYDI extends a huge THANK YOU for her past efforts. Jan may …